Remember the sultry girl in black in Austin Mahone’s video to “MMM Yeah”?
That was Monique Gonzalez, aka MoMo, a South Florida born-and-raised singer, dancer and actress who reprises that attitude in her debut single and video, “Si tu boquita.” The track riffs from the classic and much-covered “Tu boquita,” which was recorded by the likes of Puerto Rican vedette Iris Chacon back in the 1970s.
MoMo’s bilingual dance/tropical adaptation pays a bit of homage to Chacón but goes off in its own dance club direction. It’s an auspicious start for the singer, signed to Adam Torres’ (formerly Don Omar’s manager) newly created Urban Latino Management Group, focusing on bilingual, bicultural acts. Watch: